Are Channellock tools any good?

Definitely a good brand, although I wish there were more CHANNELLOCK tools/sets available. They are pretty hard to find sometimes. Sam’s Club had a nice special on the same tool set but with a nice rolling tool box and neoprene drawer liners a while back but I haven’t seen anything comparable since.

Where are Channellock tools made?

Meadville, Pennsylvania
Since 1886, Channellock, Inc. has manufactured high-quality pliers on American soil. We’re proud to employ more than 350 dedicated associates who work hard every day to manufacture more than 75 different sizes and types of pliers in Meadville, Pennsylvania.

Are Craftsman Mechanic Tools good?

Craftsman has become synonymous with durability, quality, and all-around usefulness. All the products manufactured by this multi-award-winning company are backed by a strong warranty and for a company to be able to provide such a generous warranty shows that it has a lot of confidence in their products.

Are Craftsman tools made in China?

Beginning in 2010, hand tools manufactured for Craftsman by Apex Tool Group (formerly known as Danaher) such as ratchets, sockets, and wrenches began to be sourced overseas (mainly in China, although some are produced in Taiwan), while tools produced for Craftsman by Western Forge such as adjustable wrenches.

Are channellock Sockets Made in USA?

Founded in 1886, Channellock is a leader in the manufacturing of high-quality pliers and assorted hand tools. It employs over 350 people in their Meadville, Pennsylvania, factory and is committed to the plumbing, automotive, and electrical trades.

Are channel locks pliers good?

Conclusions. We found Channellock’s 412 6.5″ V-Jaw tongue & groover pliers to be great for use with round stock, tubing, and small objects. As expected, the pliers were of great quality, and using them felt comfortable and natural.

Are Husky tools Made in USA?

Husky hand tools were formerly manufactured exclusively in the United States but are now largely made in China and Taiwan. All Husky hand tools have a lifetime warranty.

Who makes Craftsman hand tools now?

Stanley Black & Decker
Stanley Black & Decker acquired the Craftsman tool brand from Sears for about $900 million, the companies announced Thursday.

Where does Channellock, inc.make their pliers?

Channellock, Inc. started making our high quality hand tools back in 1886. 133 years later, we have over 350 dedicated associates who manufacture more than 75 different sizes and types of pliers in Meadville, PA, USA. We pay attention to every detail so we can provide pliers that don’t just finish the job, but defeat the job—plain and simple.

Which is the best brand of Craftsman tools?

Kobalt was a Snap-on brand, but not the same tool by far. Now both Husky and Kobalt have been recontracted and are made over seas. Daily I mostly use Klein, that as far as I know is still state side and still good quality.

Which is better craftsman or el cheapo tools?

The sad part is, for decades Craftsman was somewhere in the middle of expensive truck & USA tool brands and the el cheapo hand tools. Like Craftsman, Husky or Kobalt have also changed over the years. The first tool set that I owned was Husky, back in the 1960s/70s they were good tools.

Which is better craftsman or Kobalt backyard mechanics?

Imho the Craftsman line of today doesn’t seem like my old ones.Unless you’re wrenching for a living the Snap on stuff is an over kill as far as price.If you have a Lowes in your area I’d check out the Kobalt line of tools. They have a great free lifetime replacement policy should you need it.